Sarah Day

JAMM violins to expand to two more schools

Starting next fall, about 153 sets of little fingers will be gliding bows across violins as the Juneau Alaska Music Matters program expands to two more Juneau elementary schools for the first time. Read more

Auke Bay project could shut down DeHart's store

The Auke Bay corridor will see a flurry of construction activity in a matter of months, but the status of one key figure in the heart of the area is uncertain - DeHart's Auke Bay Store. Read more

Wanamaker to propose mill rate cap decrease for ballot

Voters could see an initiative on the October ballot asking if they'd like the city's mill rate to be capped at 11.5 mills per dollar of assessed value instead of 12. Read more

JSD budget adds back nearly $1.2 million

The Juneau School District will have nearly $1.2 million more than it had previously thought thanks to changes the Legislature made, so on Tuesday night the school board approved an amended budget that included all six of its "add-backs." With the $1. Read more

Danner responds to censure issue

At the close of Monday's City and Borough of Juneau Assembly meeting - during a time when Assembly members may make any comments - Assembly Member Ruth Danner responded to the Assembly about last week's censure issue. Read more

CBJ to look at 2-year budget, school funds

The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly will look on Monday at setting the cap for what it will fund the Juneau School District - which will be about $2 million less than previously projected. Read more

Assessments show housing prices at all-time high

Assessment data the city has collected and calculated has found that in 2011, housing sale prices in Juneau reached an all time high. Read more

Danner threatened with censure for legal comments

Mayor Bruce Botelho for the first time ever on Wednesday was prepared to ask the Assembly to censure a fellow assemblymember — Assemblywoman Ruth... Read more

Bartlett could hold line on costs for FY13, but also increase its prices

As patient volumes at Bartlett Regional Hospital have declined to 2009-2010 levels, the board and the management team have been working on the upcoming Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 budget. Read more

Runway plan a two-phase project

The Juneau International Airport Runway Safety Area project's second phase will be broken into two phases itself due to funding issues, however the project planning is taking greater shape. Read more

Assembly wants more info on passenger fee spending

The city has grappled with how to spend funds it collects as Marine Passenger Fees for several years, with perhaps the biggest struggle coming between public and private entities. Read more

Assembly looks into Salmon Creek filtration

Salmon Creek filtration could be the route the City and Borough of Juneau goes to make its water system redundant. Read more

JSD looks to approve concussion procedure, food service contract tonight

The Juneau School District Board of Education is expected to finalize a district policy - which adopts state law - on procedures for handling concussions. Read more

Assembly to get more info on water study

The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly will get more information tonight on the AJ Mine Related Water Study and receive the written public comment submitted. The Assembly meets as the Committee of the Whole at 6 p.m. in Assembly Chambers. Read more

Assembly gets first draft of FY 13-14 budget

The city budget for the next two years has balanced the estimated $7.8 million deficit across that period, and was introduced to the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly's Finance Committee on Wednesday. Read more

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